Politico: “This is the biggest Democratic endorsement Obama could possibly get short of Bill Clinton”
New York Times: “Mr. Kennedy had become increasingly disenchanted with the tone of the Clinton campaign”
The Boston Globe: “Kennedy said the senator from Illinois can “transcend race” and unite the country”
Washington Post: “Kennedy has watched Obama closely since Illinois elected him to the Senate in 2004, and he seriously considered backing Obama when he won Iowa”
HALPERIN’S TAKE:Six reasons why the Kennedy endorsement is a big deal.